New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): World number two and two-time Grand Slam Singles Champion Simona Halep on Saturday said that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. Romanian player with mild symptoms is self-isolating at home. “Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for COVID-19. I am self-isolating at home and am recovering well from mild symptoms. I feel good… we will get through this together,” Halep wrote on Twitter.
Halep was last featured in the French Open where she lost to Poland’s Iga Swiatek 6-1, 6-2 in the fourth-round clash. Earlier, Halep had pulled out of the US Open due to concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
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“After weighing up all the factors involved and with the exceptional circumstances in which we are living, I have decided that I will not travel to New York to play the @usopen I always said I would put my health at the heart of my decision,” she had tweeted. “and I therefore prefer to stay and train in Europe. I know the @usta and @WTA have worked tirelessly to put on a safe event and I wish everyone there a successful tournament,” her another tweet read. (ANI)